Our team is passionate about amplifying diverse voices across industries.
Girls Write Now is the first writing and mentoring organization for girls and gender-expansive youth. We are a passionate and multi-generational community with a 25-year track record of success.
These positions—all rooted in writing, mentoring, equity and wellness—will lead Girls Write Now through an exciting period of growth as we build a powerhouse of unheard voices across industries.
All full-time positions feature a competitive salary and benefits package. Please note all staff are currently remote. Once safety allows, we will resume in-person programming, and staff will be required to be located in New York City.
Girls Write Now strives to have a diverse, equitable, and inclusive team. We encourage candidates from diverse and/or historically underrepresented backgrounds to apply for any of our opportunities/open positions. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other legally protected status.
- Are you a consummate, detail-oriented systems-person?
- Are you an excellent writer who loves and appreciates literature?
- Are you digital media savvy—both multimedia and social media?
- Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing, super-collaborative environment, where work will be iterative and priorities shifting in concert with your team, while producing deliverables to multiple supervisors?
If you answer an enthusiastic YES, please consider the following opportunities:
GWN Editorial Internships (Part-Time/ Seasonal)
Do you enjoy Girls Write Now workshops and events? Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes? Becoming GWN Editorial intern is your opportunity to contribute your ideas and watch them come to life—while growing your editorial and tech skills by getting hands on experience shaping digital content. Our interns are focused on different aspects of our editorial work, and will contribute to the editing, curating, designing, and vision-planning for the Girls Write Now website. Our interns also develop experience as Learning Experience Designers, charged with ensuring Girls Write Now’s programs and educational content are optimized to be centered on the learner. Girls Write Now is proud to not only support our interns’ professional and creative development, but to give them the opportunity to lead us in new and exciting directions.
Our paid, part-time virtual positions, are open only to Girls Write Now mentee alumni, ages 18-25. Some weekday evening and Saturday hours are required.
To learn more about our past internships and the the amazing people that have served Girls Write Now in this capacity, please visit Girls Write Now Internships.
Applications now closed for Spring 2023. Stay Tuned for more details regarding our Summer 2023 internship opportunities.
Development Director (Full-Time)
The Girls Write Now Development Director will lead a 25th Anniversary Campaign focused on major gifts and large institutional grants. Deep fundraising and major gifts experience is required—and a proven track record of success. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will work closely with and be supported by a cross-departmental senior team.
The Development Director will need to be agile with shifting priorities, enjoy learning while doing, and envision and mock up solutions to problems big and small. They must understand the power of interdepartmental collaboration, be able to meet deadlines, and lead others to desired outcomes with clear expectations and instructions. The successful candidate will have high emotional intelligence in order to work in a flexible, sensitive and compassionate manner with a community of diverse stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is Girls Write Now’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and to all applicants for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, disability (including victims of domestic violence), age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or citizenship. This policy applies to all Girls Write Now activities including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Guest/Teaching Artist Openings
Interested in teaching, hosting or speaking at a Girls Write Now event for a diverse, multi-generational group of women, trans* and gender-expansive writers? We’d love to hear from you!